Turkey Facts

Long Name: Republic of Turkey

Location: Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia

Area (in sq km): 783562

Capital: Ankara

Agricultural Products: tobacco, cotton, grain, olives, sugar beets, hazelnuts, pulses, citrus; livestock

Demonym: Turk(s)

Agricultural Labor Force %: 25.5

Religions: Muslim (mostly Sunni)

Industrial Labor Force %: 26.2

Service Labor Force %: 48.4

Languages: Turkish, Kurdish, other minority languages

GDP Growth %: 2.6

Location: Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia

Resources: coal, iron ore, copper, chromium, antimony, mercury, gold, barite, borate, celestite (strontium), emery, feldspar, limestone, magnesite, marble, perlite, pumice, pyrites (sulfur), clay, arable land, hydropower

Population Growth Rate %: 1.16

Exports: apparel, foodstuffs, textiles, metal manufactures, transport equipment

Government: republican parliamentary democracy

Literacy Rate %: 94.1

GDP Per Capita: 15200

Population: 80694485

Urban Population %: 71.5

Industry: textiles, food processing, autos, electronics, mining (coal, chromite, copper, boron), steel, petroleum, construction, lumber, paper

Life Expectancy (in years): 73

Currency Code: TRY

Currency: Turkish Lira